In 1915, a British-born photographer snapped what is likely Raleigh’s most beloved photograph: 30 newsboys gathered on a Hargett Street sidewalk – urchins with bags slung over their shoulders, mugging for the camera, one of them flashing a mischievous wink.
For NC State, the bar is set at nine wins, at a minimum, with third place in the Atlantic Division eminently attainable. Ten wins and a solid, attractive bowl game are within reach – and with an upset or two and some help elsewhere, perhaps even a very slim shot at the division title.
Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited.
Barbara Reynolds: The baby boomers who drove the success of the civil rights movement want to get behind Black Lives Matter, but the group’s divisive tactics make it difficult. In the 1960s, activists confronted white mobs and police with dignity and decorum. At protests today, it is difficult to distinguish legitimate activists from the mob actors who burn and loot.
he Nepal Center of North Carolina hosted a 5K Sunday and raised about $15,000 to build an elementary school in central Nepal. The country was devastated by an April 7.8 magnitude earthquake and a May aftershock. More than 8,800 people lost their lives, and nearly 600,000 homes were destroyed. Another 280,000 homes were damaged.